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Old (2021) Movie Review: Not really good… but still entertaining?

Old was released in the United States on July 23 and was directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film currently holds a 51% on Rotten Tomatoes and has certainly been divisive, like many of Shyamalan’s movies. While there are definitely a lot of flaws, I actually came out of the theater quite satisfied. Old follows

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Ready or Not (2019) Movie Review

Ready or Not was released earlier this year and was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. Some came out of this film somewhat disappointed, however I did not feel that way at all. The huge positive aspect of this film is what everyone else has said: Samara Weaving. She played the bride named Grace,

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IT: Chapter 2 (2019) Movie Review

IT: Chapter 2 is the sequel to IT from 2017 and while it does boast some very cool sequences, there are still a lot of problems. Let’s start off this review by stating the obvious; the cast was phenomenal. Like everyone else is saying, they did a terrific job with casting the adults in the

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Movie Review

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a film based off of the books written by Alvin Schwartz. It weaves several stories from the books into the film, however is it effective or not? I read the books when I was a kid so I was very excited to hear that they were making

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Pulp Fiction (1994) Movie Review

Pulp Fiction is a film about two hit men who have to retrieve a suitcase that was stolen from their boss. It starts as a smaller scale mission, but then begins to involve more and more people including a boxer that they pay to lose a fight. They then go through a series of many

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Friday the 13th (2009) Movie Review

The 2009 remake of Friday the 13th was directed by Marcus Nispel. To me, this is one of the better film’s in the Friday the 13th franchise and it is also definitely the most unnecessarily hated. The first positive aspect of this film is the cast. While there were no spectacular performances, the acting was

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Dragged Across Concrete (2019) Movie Review

Dragged Across Concrete features police partners who are recently suspended for assaulting someone on camera. Without payment while they are suspended they decide to try and earn some easy money. However, while entering this criminal underworld they have to face much tougher obstacles than they ever anticipated. The film features Mel Gibson as Brett Ridgeman

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Driven (2019) Movie Review

Driven is a film told from the point of view of Jim Hoffman, who is an FBI informant. He moves to a house in California and his neighbor ends up being John DeLorean. As DeLorean is trying to make the car of his dreams he is lured into a cocaine deal by Hoffman which leads

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47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019) Movie Review

47 Meters Down: Uncaged is the very cleverly named sequel to 47 Meters Down and is directed by Johannes Roberts. The story features four teenage girls who go cave diving in a ruined underwater Mayan city. After swimming for some time they then realize that there are several sharks in the water. They then go

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Good Boys (2019) Movie Review

Good Boys is the story of three sixth grade boys named Max, Lucas, and Thor who go on the journey of their life throughout one day. They call themselves “The Bean Bag Boys” and they do everything together. This film was directed by Gene Stupnitsky and it is a very different comedy than most people

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Stuber (2019) Movie Review

Stuber was released in the U.S. on July 12, 2019 and directed by Michael Dowse. It is a plot that we have seen before, however the incredible chemistry between the two leads make it a refreshingly entertaining watch. The story features around Stu and Vic. Stu works at a store, but is also an Uber

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Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Movie Review

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw was released in the U.S. on August 2, 2019 and directed by David Leitch. A very outrageously stupid movie, however everyone involved knows what it is and in the end made it wildly entertaining. The story features around Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw. The villain in the film

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Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Movie Review

Spider-Man: Far From Home was directed by Jon Watts and released in the U.S. on July 2, 2019. It is a film that does have some script issues, however triumphant fight scenes and an awesome twist propel it to amazing heights. The cast was probably my favorite thing about this film. Tom Holland is the

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Rocketman (2019) Movie Review

Rocketman was released in the U.S. on May 31, 2019 and directed by Dexter Fletcher. It is a very refreshing and mostly real take on Elton John’s life. I thought that the cast in this film did a terrific job. The featured actor was Taron Egerton who played Elton John. Unlike Bohemian Rhapsody, all of

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Men in Black: International (2019) Movie Review

Men in Black: International was released in the U.S. on June 14, 2019 and directed by F. Gary Gray. While it isn’t that good of a movie, it still does find ways to be entertaining. The cast in this film is filled with a lot of familiar faces, however none of the acting is extraordinary.

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Midsommar (2019) Movie Review

Midsommar was released in the U.S. on July 3, 2019 and was written and directed by Ari Aster. This is a very unique movie for me to review because after thinking about it I did enjoy the film, however it is still somewhat hard for me to recommend to the average viewer. The story features

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Crawl (2019) Movie Review

Crawl was released in the U.S. on July 12, 2019 and directed by Alexandre Aja. It is a different take on the vicious-killer animal genre. The story features Haley, who is a swimmer at the University of Florida. After just finishing a practice she realizes that a category 5 hurricane is coming right towards her.

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